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  • AAUP Concerns Over Pathways Rekindled | AAUP
    Action Ethics Faculty Work Workload Family Work Grading Graduate Students The Academic Bill of Rights Minority Serving Institutions Post Tenure Review Retirement Sexual Diversity Gender Identity Teaching Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES AAUP Concerns Over Pathways Rekindled The AAUP sent a letter to CUNY Chancellor Goldstein expressing concerns over an e mail message from Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Karen Steele threatening sweeping reprisals against the English department following its rejection of proposed curricular changes relating to the teaching of composition courses mandated under the Pathways initiative Read the AAUP s letter pdf about the latest development Publication Date Thursday September 27 2012 Tags City University of New York AAUP Awards The Iris Molotsky Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Ed and the Martin D Snyder Award for Excellence

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  • AAUP Welcomes New Editor for Journal of Academic Freedom | AAUP
    Institutions Post Tenure Review Retirement Sexual Diversity Gender Identity Teaching Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES AAUP Welcomes New Editor for Journal of Academic Freedom The AAUP is pleased to announce a new editor for the AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom Ashley Dawson who will begin with the 2013 volume of the JAF Dawson is a professor of English at The Graduate Center City University of New York His scholarly work covers many topics including imperialism ecocriticism globalization postcolonial studies and academic freedom He has published one book has a second forthcoming and has co edited three additional books He has also published many book chapters and journal articles The JAF was established in 2010 filling the need for a single publication focusing on issues of academic freedom It is published online in order to accommodate longer articles and reach a broader audience The JAF was started by now past AAUP president Cary Nelson who edited it until this year Nelson says of the new editor that Ashley brings an impressive range of cutting edge intellectual interests to the editor s job He will assure the JAF is necessary reading for all who care about higher education The third volume of the JAF was published in spring 2012 and is available online at http www academicfreedomjournal org index html Publication Date Wednesday September 26 2012 Tags JAF Ashley Dawson AAUP Awards The

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  • 2012 AAUP Updates | AAUP
    has important ramifications for all educators 08 29 2012 Campaign for the Future of Higher Ed Releases Report on Contingent Faculty A new report out from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education focuses on problems faced by contingent faculty and their students at the start of the term The report is based on a survey by the New Faculty Majority of five hundred faculty members 08 02 2012 Wayne State Faculty Need Your Help The Wayne State faculty need your help NOW Please join us in supporting the WSU Negotiating Team in their attempt to preserve tenure at the university 08 01 2012 Tentative Agreement Between CFA CSU The California Faculty Association CFA and the California State University announced a tentative agreement on the faculty contract It s a fair agreement in the context of hard times said Lillian Taiz of the California Faculty Association We are disappointed we were not able to get a raise but that wasn t in the cards 07 16 2012 Protect Nondefense Discretionary Spending The AAUP has joined with nearly three thousand national state and local organizations to support funding non defense discretionary spending or NDD These programs reach every part of our lives from public safety and infrastructure to research and education 07 03 2012 Congratulations to UIC Faculty After two faculty bargaining units were certified last week the University of Illinois at Chicago administration has indicated it will stop fighting recognition and proceed to bargaining 06 26 2012 New Report on Contingent Faculty and Governance As the AAUP has documented time and time again the proportion of faculty appointments that are contingent lacking the benefits and protections of tenure and a planned long term relationship with an institution has increased dramatically over the past few decades By 2009 the latest

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  • 2012 AAUP Updates | AAUP
    Antonio TAMUS raises serious concerns for the AAUP A letter was sent to the TAMUS administration yesterday conveying these concerns Read the AAUP s letter pdf 05 23 2012 NLRB Chairman to Speak at AAUP Annual Conference The AAUP is proud to announce that Mark G Pearce the chairman of the National Labor Relations Board will be speaking to our Annual Conference on Saturday June 16 His address will be titled NLRB from the Attic to the Kitchen and will happen as part of a special plenary presentation at 2 00 p m 05 21 2012 Journal of Academic Freedom Seeks Editor The AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom is an online journal that seeks to develop international discussion of academic freedom and related issues It focuses on scholarship on academic freedom and its relation to shared governance tenure the structure of the academy and collective bargaining 05 03 2012 Faculty Grad Employee Contracts Rejected On May 7 the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education voted down contracts for faculty and graduate assistants at the University of Rhode Island 05 03 2012 The AAUP Supports California Faculty Members of the California Faculty Association an AAUP affiliate overwhelmingly approved unprecedented system wide strikes The vote came after two years of unsuccessful bargaining with the California State University administration where administrators are pushing for draconian cuts to the instructional budget 04 19 2012 New Union Cards Filed in Illinois After administrators at the University of Illinois at Chicago challenged a single union for tenure track and contingent faculty and refused to voluntarily recognize two separate unions faculty today filed a new set of a membership cards with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board for two separate bargaining units 04 19 2012 Rudy Fichtenbaum Elected AAUP President Wright State University professor Rudy

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  • 2012 AAUP Updates | AAUP
    United Faculty is affiliated with the AFT IFT and the AAUP 03 08 2012 Faculty at Northern Iowa Fight Unilateral Cuts Faculty and students at the University of Northern Iowa are protesting academic cuts to programs and departments that have been proposed by the institution s administration The cuts would result in layoffs including layoffs of tenured faculty 03 07 2012 Higher Ed Leaders Express Support for Collective Bargaining in Oregon On behalf of more than 63 000 collectively organized instructional and research employees at flagship and research university systems across the country thirteen higher education leaders have written a letter supporting the campaign for collective bargaining at the University of Oregon 03 07 2012 Rep Donald Payne 1934 2012 We are saddened to mark the passing of Rep Donald Payne of New Jersey who died of complications from colon cancer on Tuesday March 6 Rep Payne was a champion of higher education and in particular worked hard to protect and expand financial aid programs for students Because of his work on behalf of higher education the AAUP presented him with the 2010 Henry Yost award At the time we wrote in Academe 03 02 2012 New Website Survey The Association is planning to redesign our website this year The redesigned site will reflect our anticipated restructuring into three related entities a professional organization a union and a foundation And we hope it will make our many resources easier to find and use 03 02 2012 Academic Governance Standards Require Faculty Involvement In response to reports that the University of Northern Iowa administration without consulting with the faculty has proposed eliminating academic programs and terminating faculty appointments in areas such as physics geography religion philosophy and the teaching of English to speakers of other languages the AAUP today sent a

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  • 2012 AAUP Updates | AAUP
    Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home News AAUP Updates AAUP in the News AAUP Updates 2015 AAUP Updates 2014 AAUP Updates 2013 AAUP Updates 2012 AAUP Updates 2011 AAUP Updates 2010 AAUP Updates For the Media 2012 AAUP Updates 01 17 2012 CUNY Pathways Project Questioned On Thursday January 12 responding to complaints received from faculty leaders at the City University of New York the AAUP sent a letter pdf to the CUNY chancellor and board chair setting forth the Association s concerns relating to the adoption by the administration and governing board of the Pathways to Degree Completion initiative Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 AAUP Awards The Iris Molotsky Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Ed and the Martin D Snyder Award for Excellence in Student Coverage of Higher Education recognize coverage of higher education nationally and aims to encourage thoughtful and

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  • Oregon Ed Board Should Reconsider | AAUP
    of Interest Collective Bargaining Hiring and Promotions Discrimination Diversity Affirmative Action Ethics Faculty Work Workload Family Work Grading Graduate Students The Academic Bill of Rights Minority Serving Institutions Post Tenure Review Retirement Sexual Diversity Gender Identity Teaching Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES Oregon Ed Board Should Reconsider In dismissing the president of the University of Oregon without consultation with the university community the Oregon State Board of Higher Education violated fundamental standards of shared governance Read a letter from AAUP staff to the board File AAUP letter to the Oregon State Board of Higher Education Publication Date Wednesday November 30 2011 AAUP Awards The Iris Molotsky Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Ed and the Martin D Snyder Award for Excellence in Student Coverage of Higher Education recognize coverage of

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  • Fund Teaching, Not Perks | AAUP
    Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES Fund Teaching Not Perks As the California Faculty Association plans one day strikes at two campuses the AAUP issued the following statement of support In the midst of a deepening budget crisis the chancellor of the California State University system continues to believe that student fees should be raised to pay for administrators salaries and benefits The California Faculty Association which represents faculty members at the 24 campus system believes instead that teaching should be the first priority As two independent fact finders have agreed at least part of the modest salary increases agreed to in the faculty contract should be paid And administrative excess should be trimmed to hold the line on student fees The AAUP supports our California colleagues in the one day strikes planned for November 17 at two campuses CSU East

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